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Camborne (Cornish: Kammbronn, 'Crooked Hill') is a town and civil parish in west Cornwall, England, UK. It is at the western edge of a conurbation comprising Camborne, Pool and Redruth. The population of Camborne was 14,726 in 1901 and 20,010 at the 2001 census. By 2011 the population had grown to 20,845. In the same year the population of the Camborne-Redruth urban area, which also includes Carn Brea, Illogan and several satellite villages, stood at 55,400 making it the largest conurbation in Cornwall. The following settlements are in the civil parish: Barripper, Beacon, Bolenowe, Boswyn, Carwynnen, Coombe, Croft Mitchell, Higher Condurrow, Kehelland, Killivose, Menadarva, Nancemellin, Pengegon, Penponds, Reskadinnick, Rosewarne, Roskear Croft, Stennack, Tolcarne, Treslothan, Treswithian, Treswithian Downs and Troon. The Northern edge of the parish includes a section of the South West Coast Path which includes; Hell's Mouth and Deadman's Cove. Camborne is located in what was formerly one of the richest tin mining areas in the world and was once the home to the Camborne School of Mines (see below). The School of Mines moved from the centre of Camborne to Trevenson, Pool and is now a specialist department of the University of Exeter, based at Penryn Campus.

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Facts and Stats for Camborne*

  • Pollution Statistics in Camborne

    Know the pollution level of Camborne before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Camborne: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Camborne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Camborne.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Camborne - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Camborne is 172.76 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.8 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.49 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.18 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Camborne

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Camborne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 106.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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